Sid Caesar

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 73
Isaac Sidney Caesar was an American comic actor and writer, best known for two pioneering 1950s live television series: Your Show of Shows, which was a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor, Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians. Your Show of Shows and its cast received seven Emmy... read more

Isaac Sidney Caesar was an American comic actor and writer, best known for two pioneering 1950s live television series: Your Show of Shows, which was a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor, Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians. Your Show of Shows and its cast received seven Emmy nominations between the years 1953 and 1954 and tallied two wins. He also acted in movies; he played Coach Calhoun in Grease (1978) and its sequel Grease 2 (1982) and appeared in the films It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Silent Movie (1976), History of the World, Part I (1981), Cannonball Run II (1984), and Vegas Vacation (1997).

Birth Name

Isaac Sidney Caesar


Friday, 08 September 1922


Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
History of the Sitcom Self 2021
Tinsel - The Lost Movie About Hollywood Self 2020
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart Self 2020
The History of Comedy Self 2017
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Uncle Benjamin 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Self (In Memoriam) 2014
The Sixties Himself 2013
When Comedy Went to School Self 2013
In the Beginning: The Caesar Years Self / Himself 2012
Lunch Himself / Self 2012
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self 2009
The Jewish Americans Self 2008
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
Comic Book: The Movie Old Army Buddy 2004
Imagine Self 2003
Sid Caesar Collection: Buried Treasures - The Legend of Sid Caesar Himself / Self 2003
Cinerama Adventure Melville Crump - DDS (in "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World") 2002
The Sid Caesar Collection: The Magic of Live TV Self / Various 2000
The Sid Caesar Collection: Creating the Comedy Himself / Self 2000
Let Me in, I Hear Laughter Self 2000
Globehunters Jacob (voice) / Jacob 2000
The Century: America's Time Self 1999
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Sid Zellman 1998
Vegas Vacation Old Guy / Mr Ellis 1997
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1995
The Great Mom Swap Papa Tognetti 1995
The Human Language Self - Expert 1995
Life with Louie Marty Kazoo 1994
Comic Relief VI Self 1994
The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame Self 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Mad About You Uncle Harold 1992
Love & War Mr. Stein 1992
The Chuck Woolery Show Self 1991
One on One with John Tesh Self 1991
The Pat Sajak Show Self 1989
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Self 1988
Side by Side Louis Hammerstein 1988
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Self 1987
The Emperor's New Clothes The Emperor 1987
Biography Self 1987
Christmas Snow Mr. Snyder / Snyder 1986
American Masters Self 1986
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration Self 1986
Comic Relief Prof. Ludwig von Knowitall 1986
Stoogemania Doctor Fixyer Mindyer 1986
Love Is Never Silent Mr. Petrakis 1985
Alice in Wonderland The Gryphon 1985
Amazing Stories Lou Bundles 1985
Cannonball Run II Fisherman #2 1984
On Stage America Self 1984
Over the Brooklyn Bridge Uncle Benjamin 1984
Tom Cottle: Up Close Self 1982
Matt Houston Prince Sergei Polansky 1982
Grease 2 Coach Calhoun 1982
History of the World: Part I Chief Caveman 1981
The Munsters' Revenge Dr. Dustin Diablo 1981
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu Joe Capone 1980
The Big Show Self 1980
Pink Lady Sid Caesar 1980
Nelvanamation King Goochi 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Self 1979
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo The Bomber 1979
Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet King Goochi 1979
W.E.B. Billy Skinner 1978
Grease Coach Calhoun 1978
The Cheap Detective Ezra Dezire 1978
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns Self 1978
Vega$ The General 1978
Curse of the Black Widow Lazlo Cozart 1977
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self 1977
Barnaby and Me Leo Fisk 1977
Fire Sale Al Zabar / Sherman 1977
The Love Boat Bert Multon, Michael Harmon 1977
Flight to Holocaust George Beam 1977
Van Dyke and Company Self 1976
Silent Movie Studio Chief 1976
Good Heavens Herman Meltzer 1976
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television Self 1975
Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975
Arena Self 1975
When Things Were Rotten the Marquis de la Salle 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Airport 1975 Barney 1974
Tony Orlando and Dawn Self 1974
Ten from Your Show of Shows 1973
The Bobby Darin Show Self 1973
The Julie Andrews Hour Self 1972
Rollin' on the River Self 1971
Celebrity Bowling Self 1971
Make Room for Granddaddy Habib 1970
Flip Self 1970
The Don Knotts Show Self 1970
Love, American Style Bert (segment "Love and the Bowling Ball"), John Smith (segment "Love and Who?") 1969
The Andy Williams Show Self 1969
Sesame Street The Professor, Self 1969
The David Frost Show Self 1969
Playboy After Dark Self 1969
The Steve Allen Show Self 1968
The Danny Thomas Hour Gregory 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Self 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 1967
The Spirit Is Willing Ben Powell 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special Self 1967
The Busy Body George Norton 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Self 1967
A Guide for the Married Man Technical Adviser (at Romanoff's) / Technical Adviser 1967
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself 1966
That Girl Marty Nickels 1966
The Dean Martin Show Self, Himself 1965
The Hollywood Palace Self, Self - Host 1964
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Melville Crump 1963
The Sid Caesar Show Self - Host 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Melville Crump (clip from It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)) 1963
The Jerry Lewis Show Self 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Lucy Show Himself 1962
The Andy Williams Show Self 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Comedian 1961
Checkmate Johnny Wilder 1960
The Revlon Revue Himself 1959
The Sid Caesar Show 1958
The Kraft Music Hall Self 1958
The Garry Moore Show Self 1958
Sid Caesar Invites You Self 1958
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self, Self - Host 1956
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Producers' Showcase Self - Napoleon Bonaparte 1954
Caesar's Hour Self - Host, Self 1954
The United States Steel Hour Himself 1953
Person to Person Self 1953
General Electric Theater Nick Lucifer 1953
The Bob Hope Show Self 1950
The Kate Smith Evening Hour Self 1951
The Paul Winchell Show Self 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self 1950
Your Show of Shows Self - Regular Performer, Self - Regular Performer / Himself, Himself - Regular Performer, Himself, Self - Host / Himself 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest Duo #2, Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Admiral Broadway Revue Self - Comedian 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself, Max - scene from 'Four on a Garden', Self 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self, Self - Comedian 1948
Tonight on Broadway Self 1948
The Guilt of Janet Ames Sammy Weaver 1947
Tars and Spars Chuck Enders 1946
1997EmmyOutstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1995EmmyOutstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1958EmmyBest Continuing Performance (Male) in a Series by a Comedian, Singer, Host, Dancer, M.C., Announcer, Narrator, Panelist, or any Person who Essentially Plays Himself Nominated
1957EmmyBest Continuing Performance by a Comedian in a Series Won
1954EmmyBest Male Star of Regular Series Nominated
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